Melbourne to Warrnambool

How the Warrny was won

The Melbourne to Warrnambool is one of the most prestigious races in Australia and one of the oldest races in the world still in existence. On Saturday morning, 238 riders lined up in Werribee to take on the 98th edition of the race. Here’s how the race unfolded, as told by the riders.


Interview with Sam Horgan, winner of the 2013 Melbourne to Warrnambool

We spoke with Sam Horgan of Team Budget Forklifts the morning after he won the Melbourne to Warrnambool. Here’s what he had to say.


Tom Leaper’s Melbourne to Warrnambool

Tom Leaper has never been one to rest on his laurels. He goes about his business quietly and works hard to be one of Australia’s top domestic cyclists. By speaking to him you’d never guess that he’s a former professional and has ridden the Giro d’Italia twice. He’s been showing excellent form over the past […]


The Melbourne to Warrnambool – A Dying Classic

The Melbourne to Warrnambool is my absolute favorite race in Australia. It has an tremendous history dating back to 1895. It’s Australia’s oldest one day race and the world’s second oldest, after Liège–Bastogne–Liège. If there was one race I could win in Australia, without question it would be the Warny.


There Goes The Warny

Out of the gates! photo by Leigh Schilling Never again. I know that’s what I say that every year, but I think I’ve sufficiently proved that I will never come close to winning this race.  It’s probably the most prestigious race in Australia that I think everybody dreams of winning (or even completing), but in […]


Here Comes The Warny!

My odometer from last year’s Melbourne to Warrnambool The Melbourne to Warrnambool (or “The Warny”) is one of my favorite races in Australia and tomorrow it’s showtime!  It’s a good thing that this blog also serves as my daily diary or else I might forget some of the stupid things I announce from time to […]